This is an original 1937 black and white print ad for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. The ad suggests that to enjoy the sunset years, one must retain good mental habits, get enough sleep and rest, eat less as one grows older, and exercise daily, because, "without exercise, the muscles become flabby". The ad also suggests, "When recreation stops, old age begins".
This 74+ year old Item is rated Near Mint. Light aging in margins. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint
Dimensions: Approximately 10.25 x 12.5 inches; 26 x 32 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: Medical, Medicine, Water, Mark Twain Vintage Advertising